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 2021-04-19 10:54 

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[ Lincoln, NE ]

NCDHD announces 6,000-person vaccination clinic...

O'NEILL, Neb. — The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, FEMA, and Rosebud Indian Health Service are partnering together to provide a 6,000-person vaccination clinic, according to The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD). The two-day clinic will be ...

 2021-04-19 10:40 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Early morning structure fire in Clay Center...

CLAY CENTER, Neb. — An active structure fire in the 300 block of Clay Ave. in Clay Center was reported at 12:02 a. m. Monday morning, according to the Clay County Emergency Operations Department. The 74-year-old male and female owners of the home an...

 2021-04-19 03:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Groomers work with Nebraska Humane Society to save dog owner's life...

Employees at one local Petsmart were concerned when a man didn't pick up his pup after a grooming appointment. They followed their instincts and wound up saving the man's life. The man had been getting his dog Lola groomed there since 2014 and he ...

 2021-04-18 19:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Teen accused, arrested in Westroads mall shooting death...

Omaha police say a 16-year-old-boy is in custody, accused of shooting and killing a man at Westroads mall Saturday. Police took Makhi Woolridge-Jones into custody Sunday morning shortly after issuing a warrant for his arrest. Investigators say Makhi Woolr...

 2021-04-17 21:16 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing from Community Corrections Center...

An inmate is missing from theCommunity Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L). According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS),John Mays did not return to the facility Saturday morning following his shift at work. Staff members found his ...

 2021-04-17 20:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Nebraska unemployment rate hits 2.9%, tied for lowest in US...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate in March dropped to 2. 9%, tying the state for the lowest rate in the country. The Nebraska Department of Labor reported Friday that the rate was down from 3. 1% in February and marked a 0. 2% de...

 2021-04-17 20:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

1 wounded in Omaha mall shooting that sends shoppers running...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Shots rang out Saturday in an Omaha mall, leaving a 21-year-old man critically wounded and sending shoppers running for cover. Omaha police Officer Joe Nickerson said the suspects were believed to have fled the scene, though offic...

 2021-04-17 00:27 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Nebraska towns outlaw abortion...

Hayes Center and Blue Hill join over 20 other towns in the state of Texas to pass an ordinance like this as part of Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn. For both towns in Nebraska, it will be a 500 dollar fine if you break this law. Village Chair of Hayes Cen...

 2021-04-16 23:15 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

United Way of the Kearney Area celebrates a $20,000 donation from Eaton Corp....

United Way of the Kearney Area announced today that it received a donation for $20,000 from Eaton Corporation which will be used to support the 21 Partner Agency Programs of United Way of the Kearney Area. Several local Eaton employees attended the check ...

 2021-04-16 23:09 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Missing inmate found...

An inmate who went missing from the Community Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L) on April 15, 2021 was located by officers with the Lincoln Police Department. Officers responded to a call from a citizen and found Dawnisha Leroy #392245 just after 2:00 p. ...

 2021-04-16 22:17 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Upcoming Pfizer vaccination clinics in Kearney...

Two Rivers Public Health Department will be holding multiple COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the district over the coming weeks. These clinics will feature the Pfizer vaccine. Appointments must be made for these clinics by registering at vaccinate. ne. go...

 2021-04-16 22:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Hastings fly-in and air show set for June 19th-20th...

The Hastings Municipal Airport and community sponsors are hoping to combine history and family entertainment with a fly-in and air show on Father's Day weekend. The Nebraska State Fly-In and Air Show event will be held from June 19-20 and has a free-w...

 2021-04-16 21:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Device drive: collecting old tech to refurbish and rehome...

The Buffalo County Community Response Team and Motherboard are teaming up for a devise drive in Kearney. They are collecting old computers, laptops and tablets. They are wiping them clean, refurbishing them, then giving the items to those in need of techn...

 2021-04-16 21:13 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Lincoln welcomes Air Force's 55th Wing during Offutt construction...

With construction continuing on the runways at Offutt Air Force Base the Air Force's 55th Wing has moved west to Lincoln Airport temporarily and today the 155th Air National Guard officially welcomed their air force counterparts. Not the first time th...

 2021-04-16 20:18 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Face of the franchise: Wanek leads history making all-female state FFA team...

A llama loving, speech giving, music making teen makes history as the president of Nebraska FFA's first all-female leadership team. It's been a whirlwind week for Ellie Wanek as she achieved her dream to be named state president of Nebraska FFA. &...

 2021-04-16 20:03 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Guide to the Good Life: Check out this Coca-Cola Collection...

From stamps to records, comic books to Santas... people collect all sorts of different things. But have you heard of a collection based totally on a soft drink? For this segment of Guide to the Good Life reporter Brian Gnuse heads to the unofficial Coca-C...

 2021-04-16 19:07 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

NTV Skywatch Drone: West of Overton with a CHS Fertilizer Spreader...

The folks at CHS Holdrege let us tag along with our NTV Skywatch Drone for some of their spring work. On this day they were applying dry fertilizer on some fields west of Overton. This spring they have visited thousands of acres of farm ground across Nort...

 2021-04-16 18:53 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Putting off COVID care could have an adverse effect...

With 166 active COVID-19 hospitalizations, the concern for overwhelming the system is much lower than it was in November and December of last year. But COVID positive people who didn't need immediate care at that time could have hurt themselves in the...

 2021-04-16 18:35 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

DHHS: South Africa COVID-19 variant in Nebraska...

LINCOLN, Neb. — The South Africa variant of COVID-19, known as B. 1. 351 has arrived in the state, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) andNebraska Public Health Lab (NPHL). The initial case has been identified as a Lancas...

 2021-04-16 18:21 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 16, 2021...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report....

 2021-04-16 16:54 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Dawson Public Power experiencing outages due to snow...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — Outages to homes, irrigation wells and water for pastures have been occurring due to the snow Friday morning, according to the Dawson Public Power District. "That snow comes off and it has a spring reaction. It bounces up into ...

 2021-04-16 15:37 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Local educators spread awareness about importance of early childhood education...

This week many have been celebrating the youth locally and around the country with events tied to the Week of the Young Child. Awareness about educating young children plays a big part in the event, but also outside of it. Local educators know all too wel...

 2021-04-16 15:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Fertilizer prices spike ahead of planting season...

With planting season right around the corner, many farmers are already prepping their fields by laying fertilizer, however some could see a financial impact if they hadn't purchased fertilizer ahead of time....

 2021-04-16 15:32 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

UNK looking into claims demonstrator distributed fake vaccination cards...

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is looking into claims a student demonstrator distributed fake COVID-19 vaccination cards on campus. In a video posted to Twitter Tuesday, the demonstrator is seen holding a sign on campus earlier that day that said &...

 2021-04-16 15:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Pet of the Week: Lucas...

"Hello, I'm Lucas! Aren't I just the cutest? I'm very energetic, loving, and playful! I will need quite a bit of work on manners, leash, and potty training, but I am eager to learn, and I would make a great walking buddy with the proper tr...

 2021-04-16 14:33 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Sentencing date set for convicted murderer Aubrey Trail...

A Wilber man accused of killing and dismembering a woman will soon learn his fate. According to court records, Aubrey Trail, 54, is scheduled to appear Saline County District Court at 9 a. m. June 9 before a three-judge panel for sentencing. The panel con...

 2021-04-16 14:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island teen cited after stealing car, leading officers on chase...

A Grand Island teen has been cited after police said she took a car without permission and refused to stop. According to GIPD, a 15-year-old female took a Grand Island Senior High student's car from the school without permission. Two school resource o...

 2021-04-16 13:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Vital Signs: Pandemic fuels record-high drug overdose...

A shocking report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drug overdose deaths thought to be fueled by the isolation of the pandemic are skyrocketing. Up 29 percent over 12 months, and totaling 87,000 deaths. Lonely and already struggling pre-pandemic...

 2021-04-16 12:58 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Melinda's Garden Moment: Increase you gardening success...

Increase your gardening success by selecting plants suited to your cold hardiness zone and other environmental conditions. Hardiness zones reflect the average minimum temperatures for an area. Buying cold hardy plants helps reduce losses when extreme wint...

 2021-04-16 12:24 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Farming Today with KRVN, April 16, 2021...

LINCOLN, Neb. — Bryce Doeschot with KRVN has a look at agriculture headlines....

 2021-04-16 02:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

COVID-19 Vaccine distribution in rural Nebraska...

The Biden Administration said it is aiming for everyone in the country to be eligible for the Coronavirus vaccine by this summer. With this ramped up effort, however, we could start to see some doses go to waste. Preventing the wastage of COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-04-16 02:52 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

COVID-19 Vaccine distribution in rural Nebraska...

The Biden Administration said it is aiming for everyone in the country to be eligible for the Coronavirus vaccine by this summer. With this ramped up effort, however, we could start to see some doses go to waste. Preventing the wastage of COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-04-16 02:25 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Guilty verdict in Fremont bank robbery case...

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Anthony Wayne Hall, 65, was found guilty today, following a three-day jury trial in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for Aggravated Bank Robbery. The Honorable Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. , scheduled Hal...

 2021-04-16 01:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Inmate missing after ditching monitoring device in an alley...

Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center Lincoln (CCC-L). Dawnisha Leroy #392245 left the facility this morning to seek employment through a job service in downtown Lincoln. The electronic monitoring dev...

 2021-04-16 01:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Furnas County man sentenced on two separate counts...

A Furnas County man was sentenced today. A judge sentenced Casey Heinen today to 30 to 40 years on two separate counts for sexual assault of a child and child abuse. The first count was regarding when Heinen had sexual relations with an underaged girl dat...

 2021-04-16 01:44 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Furnas County man sentenced on two separate counts...

A Furnas County man was sentenced today. A judge sentenced Casey Heinen today to 30 to 40 years on two separate counts for sexual assault of a child and child abuse. The first count was regarding when Heinen had sexual relations with an underaged girl dat...

 2021-04-15 23:28 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Gateway to Grand Island: commissioners discuss possibility of west interchange...

Grand Island leaders think the road to the future could be paved with stimulus dollars as county commissioners say now's the time to act to create a western gateway to the city. "It's a win win for Grand Island and Hall County," said count...

 2021-04-15 22:45 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

U.S. Sorghum single week sales break previous records...

The U. S. Department of Agriculture data issued this morning show U. S. sorghum exports the previous week were a record breaking 33. 9 million bushels, topping the previous record by more than 10 million bushels, which took place in August 2020. The top d...

 2021-04-15 22:43 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Downtown streets closing for annual Rock 'N' Rods Car Show...

It's time for the annual Highway Creepers Rock 'N' Rods Car Show. This Saturday, the City of Kearney will be the closing of multiple downtown streets for the event. The city said, Central Avenue from the MONA parking lot to 24th Street will be...

 2021-04-15 21:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Senator under fire for controversial comments...

Known in the past for saying controversial things including personal insults on the Unicameral floor, State Senator Mike Groene is now taking criticism for several statements he made in the last couple of days regarding his fellow Senators and their alma ...

 2021-04-15 21:01 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers District COVID-19 cases & vaccination update...

Vaccination Stats. Two Rivers Public Health Department has released updated COVID-19 vaccination statistics for their service area for the week. These totals include all vaccines currently being administered. As of April 12, 2021, 34. 3% of TRPHD's el...

 2021-04-15 19:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Following dispute with online outlet, Ricketts offices announces new media policy...

The office of Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Thursday it will begin to issue credentials to media outlets covering press briefings in the governor's office. "The Governor's Office has long worked with media outlets to ensure that the people of N...

 2021-04-15 19:22 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Following dispute with online outlet, Ricketts offices announces new media policy...

The office of Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Thursday it will begin to issue credentials to media outlets covering press briefings in the governor's office. "The Governor's Office has long worked with media outlets to ensure that the people of N...

 2021-04-15 19:00 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Two Rivers: understanding Covid vaccine side effects...

KEARNEY, Neb. — With the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you might be wondering what are the normal side effects of getting the shots. Susan Puckett with the Two Rivers Health Department explains what you can expect....

 2021-04-15 18:31 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Market Report with KRVN, April 15, 2021...

LEXINGTON, Neb. — Clay Patton, with KRVN, has our market report....

 2021-04-15 16:47 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

KACF Pay It Sideways Fund pays off for community...

KEARNEY, Neb. — Countless community members and businesses have supported their neighbors amid a challenging year due to the pandemic, according to the Kearney Area Community Foundation (KACF). The Pay It Sideways Fund, created last spring by KACF, ...

 2021-04-15 16:34 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Grand Island Police looking for hit and run suspect who injured 12-year-old boy...

Grand Island Police are looking for a suspect following a hit and run accident that left a boy injured Wednesday night. According to GIPD, officers were called to the parking lot of U. S. Cellular on South Locust Street in reference to a 12-year-old boy b...

 2021-04-15 16:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Holdrege man accused of murder to rely on insanity defense...

A Holdrege man accused of fatally shooting two Holdrege men and injuring an attorney intends to rely on the insanity defense. According to Phelps County District Court records, on April 8, attorneys for Manuel Gomez, 47, filed a motion on their intent to ...

 2021-04-15 12:56 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

South Heartland Risk Dial increases in moderate risk...

HASTINGS, Neb. — On Wednesday evening South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD) reported the COVID-19 risk dial had increased to 1. 7 in moderate risk, up from 1. 5 the previous week. SHDHD Executive Director Michele Bever said several fact...

 2021-04-15 12:30 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

More than just lingering symptoms impact COVID long haulers...

For some, their experience with COVID was over and done in a matter of a couple weeks but for COVID long haulers that's not the case. The COVID symptoms aren't the only things continuing to impact Heather Beans or Corey Stutte, their family and fi...

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